In this lesson, students will explore the vice of injustice in this lesson on civic virtue. Students will examine the revolutionary life of Ernesto "Che" Guevara in establishing a Communist regime in Cuba with Fidel Castro. Students will analyze a historical narrative, discussion guide, primary sources, and other activities to explore the effect of injustice during the Cuban revolution and under the Communist regime established by Guevara and Castro.
Activity: ""Just or Unjust?"
Injustice: Che Guevara and the Injustice of Communism - Essay
Che Guevara, "The Social Ideas of the Rebel Army," January 27, 1959
Virtue In Action
Defining Civic Virtue
What Is Virtue? – Historical and Philosophical Context
What Is Virtue? – Defining the Term
Clarifying Civic Virtue
Identifying and Defining Civic Virtues
Teacher’s Notes for Launching Heroes & Villains
Heroes & Villains Curricular Planning
Primary Source Activity: Benjamin Franklin and Civic Virtue